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Bonnie Pellerin

Written by: Bonnie Pellerin

The Truth About Rodent Droppings: How to Clean Them Up Safely and Prevent the Spread of Disease

Rodent droppings can pose serious health risks to humans. Whether it’s mice, rats, or other rodents, their droppings can carry diseases that can make us sick. In this article, we’ll explore the dangers of rodent droppings and provide tips on how to safely clean them up and prevent their spread. We’ll also introduce a natural mice spray that can help repel rodents and prevent them from returning.

The Dangers of Rodent Droppings Rodent droppings can carry a variety of harmful bacteria and viruses, including salmonella, hantavirus, and leptospirosis. These can cause serious illnesses in humans, including fever, chills, nausea, and vomiting. In some cases, they can even be fatal.

       In addition to carrying diseases, rodent droppings can also trigger allergies and asthma symptoms. The droppings contain proteins that can become airborne and be inhaled, leading to respiratory problems.

Cleaning Up Rodent Droppings Safely

If you come across rodent droppings in your home, it’s important to clean them up as soon as possible. Here are some steps you can take to clean them up safely:

Wear protective gear: Before you start cleaning, make sure you’re wearing gloves, a mask, and protective eyewear. This will prevent you from coming into direct contact with the droppings or inhaling them.

Ventilate the area: Open windows and doors to improve ventilation in the room. This will help prevent the droppings from becoming airborne and spreading.

Dampen the droppings: Spray the droppings with a mixture of water and bleach or disinfectant. This will help keep the droppings from becoming airborne and will also kill any bacteria or viruses present.

Use a paper towel: Carefully pick up the droppings with a paper towel and dispose of them in a sealed plastic bag. Do not use a vacuum cleaner, as this can cause the droppings to become airborne.

Clean the area: Clean the area thoroughly with bleach or disinfectant to kill any remaining bacteria or viruses. Be sure to wash your hands thoroughly after cleaning.

Preventing the Spread of Disease To prevent the spread of disease, it’s important to take steps to prevent rodents from entering your home in the first place. Here are some tips:

Seal up cracks and holes: Mice can enter your home through even the tiniest of cracks and holes. Seal up any gaps in your walls, floors, and foundation to prevent them from getting in.

Keep your home clean: Mice are attracted to food and clutter. Keep your home clean and free of crumbs, and store food in airtight containers.

Use natural mice spray: A natural mice spray can help repel rodents and prevent them from returning. Minus Bite Run Away Rodent Spray is an effective and safe option that uses all-natural ingredients like peppermint oil, clove oil, and thyme oil to repel mice.

       Rodent droppings can pose serious health risks to humans. If you come across rodent droppings in your home, it’s important to clean them up safely and take steps to prevent rodents from entering your home in the first place. By following these tips and using a natural mice spray like Minus Bite Run Away Rodent Spray, you can help protect your family’s health and prevent the spread of disease.

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Run Away Rodent Spray

Minus Bite all natural Rodent Spray effective against mice, rats and raccoons.

$29.99

Run Away Rodent by Minus Bite and all natural rodent spray made with peppermint, clove and

Run Away Rodent Spray, the ultimate natural solution for getting rid of pesky rodents. Whether you’re dealing with mice, rats, or raccoons, our spray is highly effective and will keep them away.

Crafted with hand-selected all-natural ingredients and essential oils, Run Away Rodents spray is safe to use in the kitchen.

Use Indoors: kitchen, near pet dishes, dining area, garage, basement & attic.

Use Outdoors: near grill, on patio, in the garden, shed, trash cans and foundation.

Learn more about our all natural Rodent Spray.

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